Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset
management group that provides a broad range of actively managed
investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional
and corporate clients around the world. With a presence in 19
countries we believe our success is primarily the result of our
ambitious and open-minded people, who work together to identify and
develop the best ideas and opportunities for our clients.
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Working at Columbia Threadneedle
We actively recruit and develop talented individuals with
outstanding skills and expertise and we seek to support their
continued success. By creating an environment that values fresh
ideas, demands input and rewards teamwork, we leverage the diverse
and complementary skills and perspectives of our people to generate
our best investment thinking and business results.
We have nurtured a culture of idea sharing, collaboration and
debate that is an integral part of our highly successful investment
process and our success as a business.
As we continue to grow, we know that our future success depends
on our ability to attract and retain outstanding talent and engage
our people in a dynamic and challenging professional environment,
that both supports and inspires individual development and
What we look for
We seek to recruit talented individuals that bring the best
skills and expertise to a role. This is not based solely on
technical ability; it involves looking at an applicant's broader
capabilities which might include fluency in a local language,
knowledge of a regional market, awareness of cultural differences
or sensitivities, or an understanding of the client base. We also
look for an ability to work as part of a team and to collaborate
and communicate effectively with colleagues and other
Importantly, we look for individuals who can demonstrate
affinity with Columbia Threadneedle Investments' Values: Client
focus, Excellence, Integrity, and Respect.
On this site you can find out more about Columbia Threadneedle
Investments and the career opportunities we can offer you.
The brand promise of Columbia Threadneedle is Investments is
'Your success. Our Priority', and while this applies to our clients
it also underpins our commitment to help employees succeed by
providing an environment where they can grow their capabilities and
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How we recruit & working with recruitment
Columbia Threadneedle has a commitment to sourcing the best
talent directly, we also work with a defined list of preferred
suppliers who support us in sourcing the best candidate for our
roles. In line with our agency agreements, we will only pay agency
fees if the recruitment agency has been formally instructed and
fully briefed by a member of the recruitment team and we have
signed commercial agreement in place for sourcing.
We do not pay agency fees for speculative and unsolicited CVs
that are submitted to Columbia Threadneedle by any means other than
through our recruitment portal. Where this is not observed we
reserve the right to contact these candidates directly and initiate
discussions without payment of any agency fee.
Submission of any unsolicited CVs and proposals to Columbia
Threadneedle will be deemed evidence of full and unlimited
acceptance of our Agency policy.
If you should have any questions on any of our career
opportunities, or our application process, please contact: email@example.com.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is pleased to be part of
Investment2020, an initiative by leading UK investment firms to
offer hundreds of young people from diverse backgrounds a first job
in The City. Investment2020 aims to offer a total of over a 100
newly-created 12 month paid trainee roles primarily to school
leavers and graduates, regardless of background and education.
We offer an exciting opportunity to become part of a leading
trainee scheme, working for a global company in an exciting, fast
paced environment. For more information on our Investment2020
programme please click here.
Columbia Threadneedle first asset manager to sign HM Treasury's
Women in Finance Charter
Columbia Threadneedle is proud to be the first UK asset manager
to commit to the Government's Women in Finance charter. Alison Jefferis,
Head of Corporate Affairs EMEA and Asia Pacific, comments: "We
believe the asset management industry has an opportunity to be a
driving force for gender diversity. Many women are already thriving
in asset management, enjoying long, flexible and prosperous
careers. Our business serves a diverse population.
At a time when individual investors face increasing challenges,
our industry needs a broad mix of experience, ideas and opinions to
help us understand and deliver the financial outcomes our customers
expect - a diverse management team is key to that."
Diversity and inclusion at Columbia Threadneedle
Shared parental leave at Columbia Threadneedle Investments